Police: Meth lab caused explosion that injured 2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Metro Nashville Police say two people have been severely burned from a flash fire and explosion that occurred while methamphetamine was being cooked in an apartment.

Police say 28-year-old Jason Scott and his girlfriend, 22-year-old Jessica Biggs, are being treated at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Police say they believe Scott was cooking meth in the bathroom of the apartment Saturday night when something set off a flash fire and explosion that blew out a bedroom wall.

Police said the blast affect several other residents who lived in the same building, but Red Cross workers helped them find other accommodation.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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